Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heterogaster urticae

Heterogaster urticae (Fabricius, 1775)

nettle groundbug

on Urtica, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, oligophagous

Forsskaolea angustifolia; Urtica dioica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Observed by Ribes & Sauleda at the roots of Ammophila arenaria subsp. arundinacea; aestivation?

references

Aukema, Duffels & Baez (2006a), Ribes & Sauleda (1979a), Wheeler-Jr & Hoebeke (2013a), Yazici, Yildirim & Moulet (2015a).

Last modified 19.i.2022